New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

theHTreturns...
Elite Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 19307
   Posted 5/11/2009 7:16 AM (GMT -6)   
been thinking about depression and the words we use. i have found within my experiences with myself and others that we more often than not put ourselves down. expression within communication, especially when depressed needs to be adjusted. some do not practice what they preach when encouraging better cognitive self talk. words need to be used in context, a slight adjustment can and may greatly alter our feelings and state of mind. hope the topic is useful. cheers. jamie idea

Raniah
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1190
   Posted 5/11/2009 8:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jamie,

That's such a good point. I think most of us are too hard on ourselves, and that seems to be the case even more when we are depressed. You're also right about practicing what we preach.....a lot of us are better at dishing out the positive advice than we are listening to our own advice...lol. Human nature, perhaps, but your point is a valid one! Positive self-talk does work! Glad you brought this up.
 
"As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves."  ~ Mahatma Gandhi


stkitt
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 32602
   Posted 5/11/2009 4:07 PM (GMT -6)   

theHTreturns...
Elite Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 19307
   Posted 5/11/2009 5:25 PM (GMT -6)   
cheers, kitt and raniah. forgiveness starts with us first. took a while to work it out, yet i got there! when we forgive ourselves, we can truely forgive those who have hurt us. self forgiveness enables us to live in the future, for the future and not the past. jamie scool
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:55 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,815,865 posts in 309,167 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151627 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, justolemom.
358 Guest(s), 5 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
redheadskier, searchinginla, beatUC, dkob131, k07


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2017 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer